International workshop

Staff Reporter

KOCHI.: An international workshop on energy-related business in Asia will be inaugurated here on Tuesday. The two-day event organised by the Institute of Small Enterprises and Development will be held at Hotel Abad Plaza.

S.P. Gupta, economist and former member of Planning Commission, will inaugurate the workshop. The Vice-Chancellor of IUBAT University, Dhaka, will preside. Representatives of UNDP, UNIDO, UNEP, KVIC, Winrock International, MNES and Canara Bank will participate.

Delegates from Germany and Netherlands will also attend. The institute has undertaken studies on this sub-sector in several Asian countries under its innovative programme on globalisation and small enterprises. The findings of this research having special focus on India and Bangladesh will be discussed during the workshop.

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